The UNC Charlotte ADVANCE Faculty Affairs and Diversity Office builds faculty diversity and promotes faculty success through research and programming on recruitment, re-appointment, promotion and tenure practices; policy reform; mentoring; leadership and career development.
What are the origins of UNC Charlotte ADVANCE?
In 1999, Massachusetts Institute of Technology published a report, A Study on the Status of Women Faculty in Science at MIT, revealing that extensive marginalization of senior women faculty existed in its School of Science. To respond nationally, the National Science Foundation took notice and created the ADVANCE initiative. Read more...
To read the most recent report from MIT: A Report on the Status of Women Faculty in the Schools of Science and Engineering at MIT 2011 click here
UNC Charlotte ADVANCE thanks the National Science Foundation for its generous support. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0548401. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.